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  1. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Lease woes leave Tin Hau international school on shaky ground

    Posted Nov 27th 2013, 10:15am by Johnny Tam

    ... by Italian educator Maria Montessori more than a century ago, Montessori education is characterised by multi-age classrooms, the absence of grades and tests, and individual and small-group ... year announced plans to build a youth hostel on the land, in partnership with the Federation of Youth Groups. However, the Education Bureau later said the site would be retained for educational ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Lease woes leave Tin Hau Montessori school on shaky ground

    Posted Nov 28th 2013, 03:50am by Johnny Tam

    ... a school of its own on the site on Tin Hau Temple Road. The association last year announced plans to turn the site into a hostel for young people in partnership with the Federation of Youth Groups ... opens in February. Pioneered by Italian educator Maria Montessori more than a century ago, Montessori education is characterised by multi-age classrooms, absence of grades and tests, ...

  3. News - China - EDUCATION

    Billionaire Schwarzman to give US$100m to fund China scholarships

    Posted Apr 21st 2013, 04:27pm by Bloomberg, AFP

    ... Agencies in Beijing Some 200 students will be able to study at Tsinghua Universityin Beijing every year Blackstone Group Chairman Stephen Schwarzman has agreed to give US$100 million ... nations. A residential building designed specifically for the program will also be built, with the first group of students slated for 2016, according to the statement. The advisory board ...

  4. Lifestyle - Family & Education - EDUCATION

    Beauty, value of ethnic cultures

    Posted Apr 29th 2013, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... of costumes and baby carriers- most of which belong to such ethnic tribes in southwest China as the Miaos, the Dongs, the Shuis and the Zhuangs, and date to the late 19th and early 20th century- will be featured at an exhibition at the University of Hong Kong Museum and Art Gallery later this year. As the ethnic groups have no written script, the patterns on these costumes served as an important ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Tin Hau school first to adopt official Montessori education

    Posted Dec 03rd 2012, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... standards and criteria, including the educational programmes, student-teacher ratios, teacher qualifications, curriculum, group size and facilities, among others. With 600 pupils, IMC advocates bilingualism and has developed its own Chinese curriculum materials incorporating the Montessori philosophy, which dates to the early 20th century, when Italian educator and scientist Maria Montessori ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    HK parents top survey in wanting to send their children overseas to study

    Posted Aug 31st 2012, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... in the Asia-Pacific region to want their children to go to a foreign university, but they may not have done their homework about the extra expense of getting a degree abroad. Across the region, a survey found ... behind Thailand. Meanwhile, in a survey by the Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups, 35 per cent of students scored high levels on a stress index when it came to their feelings about starting ...



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